CACHIQATA - QUARRY TREK TO MACHUPICCHU 4DAYS - 3NIGHS

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$650 USD/ $750 USD


Group of 3-4 ppl $630.00 USD per person.


Group of 5 + ppl $ 600.00 USD per person.

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CACHIQATA - QUARRY TREK TO MACHUPICCHU 4DAYS - 3NIGHS

The Cachiccata Quarry Trek is a great alternative to the famed Classic inca trail. This Trail was built by  Inca ppl and used for hundreds of years to access to their villages and transport crops production.  This trekking adventure visits Peru’s cultural past, and explores modern Inca communities and customs. The trail takes us through secluded waterfalls of Perolniyoc, amazing inca buildings of Rayanpata, Inti punku (Sun Gate),  Quarry spot, ancient terraces and exotic wildlife, all the while delivering fantastic views of the Sacred Valley and Peru’s commanding snow-capped, Wakaywillka - Veronica mountain over (5800 m / 19,028.8ft).

This Quarry Trek to Machu Picchu takes you through the most incredible landscapes as well as the main view of vilcanota mountain  range (The Andes), which is one the best option for mountain lover.

Itinerary

You will be pick up from your hotel in Cusco at 5:30 am, two hours van ride from downtown Cusco where we will arrive to village of Soqma in order to start  Cachiqata - Quarry Trek to Machu Picchu. Once arrived to the trail head.The trek we will start with healthy delicious breakfast and then continue with our journey toward to Perolniyoc water falls, and Inca site. over (3611 m / 11847 ft). Where we'll explore and have a history information about the impressive Rayanpata Inca site. so fifteen minutes walk from site we will have delicious organic lunch prepared by our professional master chef.
Once enjoyed we will continue hiking to first camping site to Rayan alto for 1 hour uphill, where you will pass first night in the tents.
Wake up with a cup of coffee or coca tea in your tent, and then have healthy energetic breakfast, and begin the 4-hour ascent to Charkahuaylla pass (4450m/14599ft), and in 30 minutes we will have our second organic lunch. After lunch, you will visit the Intipunku Inca Site (Sungate) and enjoying the amazing views of the Veronica snow-capped mountain, and the Vilcanota range - the andes mountains. from the Sun gate you will hike downhill for 2 hours  the Camp would be at buena negra spot (3600m/11811ft), one of the wonderful place with such nice views to Sacred Valley.
After enjoying a delicious breakfast, descend for 1 hour to Cachiccata inca Quarry considered one of the largest Inca quarries from where our ancestors the incas took the materials to build the impressive ollantaytambo inca town. After exploring the Quarry we will have to descend for 2 hours to Cachiqata community  where you will enjoy lunch. The lunchs is a  particular Pachamanca the traditional Cusco dish. Then continue to Ollantaytambo inca living town where you will have time to explore and take the train to Aguas Calientes. Spend the night in a hotel.
On the final day, wake up early and take the first buses up to Machu Picchu. The guided tour starts between 7 to 8 am  where our professional licenced tour guide, provide you exceptional introductions and then explore the stone Inca temples and grand palaces, plazas, residential houses and much more.
Once you finish the tour circuit your guide will take you back to aguas calientes town and if you want shared the last lunch with your tour guide, which are not included, and finally take the expedition panoramic train back to Cusco. Arriving around 7:30 pm to your hotel.

Journey Overview

  1. 4 organic buffet lunch / 3 healthy energy breakfast / 4snacks
  2. Water every single day
  3. Starting Altitude - 2900m / 9515ft.
  4. Highest Altitude - 4650m / 15,200ft.
  5. Total, Walking Distance - 60.5 km / 37.5 miles
  6. Longest Day - Day 2, approximately 18 km/11 miles
  7. Coldest Night - Day 1 around.

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